About Vancouver Dietitians
We would like to acknowledge that the land on which Vancouver Dietitians operates is the traditional unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, specifically the shared traditional territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (TsleilWaututh) Nations.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion as well as dedicated to treating all of our Vancouver Dietitians team, colleagues, clients, and community with care, respect, and dignity. We warmly welcome any feedback you may have on how we can improve our diversity and inclusion values and actions.
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Meet The Team
Alex's areas of practice:
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Crohn's disease & Colitis (IBD)
Bloating, constipation, diarrhea, etc.
Nutrient deficiencies (e.g. iron, vitamin D, vitamin B12)
Alexandra (Alex) Inman, BSc, RD is a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia and co-founder of Vancouver Dietitians. She has years of experience as a clinical dietitian with Fraser Health where she has experience in Outpatients, Diabetes, Medicine, Surgery, Neurology, Oncology, Pediatrics, and Maternity (to name a few!). Alex graduated with honours from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Food, Nutrition, and Health, where she also completed her Dietetics degree, including her internship with Vancouver Coastal Health. She is also currently completing her Master of Public Health degree at Brock University.
Alex believes in lifelong learning, and is always staying on top of the latest, best available nutrition research and education to help serve her clients better. Alex has completed the training to become a Modulife provider for the Crohn’s Disease Exclusion Diet. She has also completed the Monash University 'Low FODMAP Diet for IBS' online training course for health professionals.
Alex is a weight-inclusive practitioner. She believes in focusing on health gain rather than weight loss, and that health and wellness are worthwhile goals no matter your body shape or size. She takes great pride in helping her clients ditch dieting and build a positive relationship with food and exercise.
When she's not working, you can find Alex experimenting with new recipes in her kitchen, buying way too many plants, trying a new exercise class, or exploring the North Shore mountains.
Stephanie's areas of practice:
Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating (youth & adult, gender and trans inclusive practice)
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Hormone Imbalances
Health & Fertility
Sports Nutrition for high performance athletes
Stephanie Dang, BSc, RD is a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia, and co-founder of Vancouver Dietitians. Stephanie graduated with her dietetics degree from the University of British Columbia with honors, and did her dietetic internship with Vancouver Coastal Health. Stephanie has also completed the PCOS Training Course for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists, accredited by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Stephanie has years of experience as a clinical dietitian at BC Children's Hospital, working primarily in Gastroenterology and Eating Disorders. She also has years of experience as a Sports Dietitian with high performance athletes at the Richmond Olympic Oval, MINT Club Athletics, Orenda Talent Agency, and Supra Academy. She works with teams such as Volleyball Canada, UBC Rowing, BC Rugby, BC Speed Skating, Karate BC, Richmond Swim Club, Fusion Soccer Club, and more.
She also does nutrition consulting work with companies such as COBS Bread, Whole Foods, Rogers Grains, Alligga, and the Whole Kids Foundation.
Stephanie is passionate about helping clients reach their nutrition goals, and reminds everyone that eating should be delicious, enjoyable, and stress-free! In her free time, you can find Stephanie trying new restaurants, experimenting in her kitchen, and road biking around the lower mainland!
Katie’s areas of practice:
Digestive Disorders & Gastrointestinal Health
Balancing Nutrition with Busy Schedules
Katie MacDonald BSc, RD is a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of
British Columbia. Katie grew up in Alberta and moved to Nova Scotia to complete her
Dietetics degree with honours and dietetic internship with Acadia University. Eager to
start her career, she moved back out West to work for Fraser Health and has been
loving it ever since. Katie has taken every opportunity to grow and diversify her skillset
through working in the hospital, outpatient clinics and home health care.
Katie is a weight-inclusive dietitian with experience in acute and chronic disease, eating disorders, cardiovascular disease, oncology, neurodegenerative diseases and digestive disorders. She is also trained on the use of a low FODMAP diet for IBS by Monash University. Katie has well-rounded experience, with her greatest passion being in digestive health as she views this as a central component of social, emotional, and
physical well being. As someone who has struggled herself with IBS, she knows how
isolating and confusing it can be not knowing what will trigger a flare up in symptoms and the feeling of lack of trust in your body. Since learning how to manage her symptoms with a multifaceted approach, she is motivated to help you do the same!
Katie can help you identify the root cause of the problem to help you make confident
food choices, restore your relationship with food and live a vibrant life.
Katie can translate nutrition science in a way that is fun and unique to you. She wants
you to leave her sessions feeling heard - striving to help you achieve your goals, your
way. She never passes up a chance to watch a sunset and when she is not working, you can catch her exploring the trails of beautiful BC.
Caroline’s areas of practice:
Caroline is a mother to three adult daughters, past semi-pro athlete, and registered dietitian. Soon, it will be 30 years that Caroline has dedicated herself to guiding clients on their journey to a healthier life. She believes that
your knowledge and mindset are the key drivers to any change, including weight release. Even if you think you have tried it all, Caroline invites you to explore mindful and intuitive eating strategies with her to help you experience
the satisfaction of reaching your goals.
She stands for women not struggling with their food choices and weight anymore. Her driving force is to disrupt the dieting industry and do away with quick fixes that promise improved health and weight loss.
After cycling across Canada, she learned that anything is possible if it is broken down into manageable steps. She has the ability to help her clients find the answers to question they never knew they had.
After becoming accidentally overweight she has released the weight and founded a program to help women do the same. Coupled with three decades of experience she has helped countless people step back into their magnificence to live the rest of their life to their full potential.
Outside of work Caroline loves to recharge by connecting with nature and going on a stroll in the woods or on a ride with her bicycle group. The closeness to nature is what drew her from Toronto to Vancouver. Caroline obtained her Bachelor of Science (BSc) Degree in Applied Human Nutrition from Toronto Metropolitan University.
Gloria's areas of practice:
Cancer prevention & recovery
Gloria Sun, BSc, RD is a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia. Gloria graduated the University of British Columbia with honours and completed her dietetic internship with Vancouver Coastal Health and University Health Network in Toronto.
Gloria has a wide range of experience in a variety of areas, including clinical and outpatient areas, which has allowed her to thoroughly support her clients with a comprehensive lens. Aside from heart, diabetes and cancer health, Gloria's experience also includes liver, lung, kidney, gut health and a variety of other concerns from allergies/intolerance to gout to arthritis.
Gloria enjoys meeting clients where they are at and helping them form simple, realistic and sustainable long-term goals and solutions. She takes a weight-neutral, non-judgmental stance and takes into account your personal preferences. Gloria likes teaching clients foundational food skills so that they can confidently make food choices. She also likes helping clients explore what true enjoyment and satisfaction with food can look like for them personally.
Currently, Gloria is working at the University of British Columbia as the Manager of Nutrition and Wellbeing.
In her free time, you can find Gloria spending time with family and friends, cooking, searching for good tunes and going to pilates classes.
Jen's areas of practice:
Chronic disease management and prevention, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease
General healthy eating and meal preparation
Disordered eating and improving your relationship with food
Jen Snyder, BSc, RD is a registered dietitian with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia. Jen is born and raised in Burnaby, BC, and obtained her dietetics degree from the University of British Columbia with honours. She completed her internship/practice education at Providence Health Care, and is currently working in the internal medicine inpatient unit at St. Paul's Hospital.
Over the past 2 years, Jen has supported individuals with a variety of illnesses in inpatient and outpatient care, including cardiac, diabetes, cancer, gastrointestinal surgery, chronic kidney disease, and eating disorders She also has some educational experience in kinesiology, and is knowledgeable in sports nutrition.
Jen is passionate about helping people navigate through the confusing world of nutrition and fostering positive relationships with food in a realistic way for individuals. In Jen's free time, you can catch her spending time in nature and having quality time with friends and family.